At Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, the Flight Readiness Review for the Jason-3 mission is complete. At its conclusion on Friday evening, managers determined that work should proceed toward a launch on Sunday, Jan. 17. The static fire of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at Space Launch Complex 4 now is scheduled for Monday, Jan. 11. Meanwhile, the Jason-3 spacecraft was encapsulated into the Falcon 9 payload fairing on Friday.
A final review, the Launch Readiness Review, will be held at Vandenberg on Friday, Jan. 15.
The 30-second launch window on Jan. 17 opens at 10:42:18 a.m. PST.